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CASTELLO di CENNINA

Is a Medieval Castle in the middle of triangle Siena Arezzo Florence in the Chianti area dominating the Valdambra valley Its origine is Etruscan, than Roman, Longobard and finally middle age it is for the first time mention in a donation from Carlo Magno to the Abbey of Nonantola 780 as a curtex the word Castle was found for the first time in another document from 973 by Otto the Great In ordering his construction. Cennina several time was the attention of the historical events in this area We know that it was destroyed on Friday the 13Th 1307 because their were the knight of the tample and 1527 by Charle the V troops going down to Rome for the famous siege of Rome Abandon just after the II world war it was taken over and the reconstruction of National Historical monument 1967 just after the big flood 1966 must of the houses are totally reconstructed part of them are for the weekly residential use , part for the long stable residence and the cultural activities . This year we are inaugurating the 44 year of activity In order to financing the reconstroction we have created a design production of ceramics and glass that is sold all over the world and a second activity of renting part of the house for cultural retirement and vacation

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CASTELLO di CENNINA

Medieval Castle in the Chianti area from 973

Cennina was an abandoned castle and has been restored in very simple and original atmosphere
from the past with rostic and ancient furniture to preserve the original atmosphere of the past time

Available for seminar, conferences, exebitions and concerts; excellent acoustic

Infrastructure for lodging groups and singol studio and apartaments 25 people possibility of ceramics laboratory for seminary

Big room of the castle 220 sq. meters with big terrace above next with a little private garden

Ground floor:
indipendent studio with 2 arches over looking the valdambra with a small terrace 2 sinlge beds with bath
big kitchen for make parties during concerts and congress
terrace over looking the valley summer dining room
inside dining room capacity 28 people with original wall of 10 centur

First floor
kitchen with fire place table for 8 person beatiful view of the valley
Room of the arp fistr floor with single baldachin living room with fireplace over looking the square
room library with single beth over looking the valley with bath
Room with double baldachin with bath


Second floor
Double room with two single beds four windows over looking the valley
room of two sinlge baldachin with fire places over looking the valley
big room of the loom from 17 century with fire places and double bed
big studio with skylight with double bed bateaux from 18 century

Separate house overlooking the square

First floor
small sitting room with fire place and room with 2 single beds over looking the valley

Second floor
single room plus a double room with beautiful view

Separate house next to the gate tower

Ground floor
separate kitchen with old furniture from 16 century

First floor
living room with bath

Third floor
double bed with mezzanine possibility two sinlge beds beautiful view over looking the valley

cook available and services

telephone and central heating

NO tv

Cennina Castle is only 12 km far from the main higway A1 from Rome exit Valdichiana 25 kms towards Siena and 6 km from Montevarchi.

Montevarchi has a large shopping centre, tennis courts, hospital, chemistry, taxy and a regular train service to Florence, Arezzo (and every main italy city)English-owned riding stables and a golf course are also close by Arezzo, Florence and Siena can all be reached in about 40 minutes by car.